shit no need for apologies...i think anyone submitting junk to a lo-fi
festival should expect that!

On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 11:30 AM, lj frezza <ljfre...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Well, I suppose I have a two-part answer for you:
> First-off, I apologize. The festival is basically completely organized
> by just two people with full-time jobs and we haven't in the past been
> able to respond to everyone who submitted. We're working on changing
> that this year, and will be sending out an email to everyone who's
> submission we receive, regardless of whether they get in to the
> festival.
> As for the tape, we aren't able to return submission materials to
> filmmakers who send them in. We have absolutely no budget for the
> festival, as the festival is free to submit to, and any fees for
> screenings have gone entirely to cover the cost of the screening
> venue. Due to this, we simply cannot afford the postage (not to
> mention the time involved) to send submission materials back to
> filmmakers. I'll make a note of this on our entry form going forward.
> Additionally, we're only accepting submissionms on NTSC DVDs this
> year.
> This festival was started three years ago by a couple of guys who had
> no experience running a festival. This whole thing is a big learning
> experience for us, and I hope you'll bear with us.
> Again, thanks for submitting and I'm sorry if you feel slighted in any way
> -LJ
>
> On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 11:21 AM, mike rice <bacnhe...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I submitted to the base media fest last year and heard no response, and
> > never got my DV tape back? Why should I expect anything different this
> time?
> > Did the festival even happen?
> >
> > Mike
> >
> > On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 3:15 PM, lj frezza <ljfre...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> Hey there, folks. The BASEMENT media festival is officially issuing to
> >> you, the fine people of FrameWorks, this call for submissions.
> >> The BASEMENT media fest is a low-fidelity film and video festival,
> >> that focuses on shorts of a non-narrative nature. We accept
> >> submissions of all formats, from hi-8 to 16mm to DV, as long as the
> >> work focuses on the mediated aspect of motion picture recording.
> >> In a world filled with 2K Cameras and IMAX, we celebrate the low-res
> >> and the low-tech.
> >> For more information on BASEMENT, including our past programs, visit
> >> our website: http://basementmediafest.com.
> >> And here's a link to our submission form, just in case you're
> >> interested in that sort of thing:
> >> http://basementmediafest.com/2012entryform.pdf
> >> It's free to submit, and the DEADLINE is JULY 29th. Screening will
> >> occur in late 2012 - more info to come.
> >> Thanks folks,
> >> -LJ
> >>
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